by Erasmus

The idea that philosophy is a preparation for death is also discussed by Cicero, the source from whom Montaigne took the title of his famous essay Que philosopher, c'est apprendre à mourir. Erasmus in the Enchiridion takes it from Socrates in the Phaedo.

Note to My Followers which is Part 3 of Folly Speaks from "The Praise Of Folly"

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